Ashenden: or the British Agent

Ashenden: or the British Agent. W. Somerset Maugham.
The inspiration for Hitchcock's famous film
Ashenden: or the British Agent

Garden City: Doubleday Doran and Company, 1928. First American edition. Near Fine in an attractive, Very Good plus dust jacket. with small chips at the crown and a couple of corners, and some light toning along the spine and flap folds. A cornerstone of espionage fiction, based on the author's experiences as a British agent, and source for the 1936 film, "Secret Agent," directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Peter Lorre and John Gielgud. Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone and Queen's Quorum. Surprisingly, a much less common title than the UK first. Near Fine in Very Good + dust jacket. (Item #1930)

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